Peacock officially renewed We are lady pieces for another season of female punk rock debauchery. The series premiered in the UK over three years ago and reached the US on Peacock this summer. Fans were taken aback by the good news when Peacock made the announcement on Monday.
“I feel incredibly lucky and excited to have the opportunity to do a second set of We are lady piecesseries creator Nida Manzoor said, according to a report from The Envelope. “I can’t wait to get back into the band world and deepen their life. Expect more high jinks, more music and more whimsical flights. SPARTA!”
We are lady pieces is a comedy series about an all-female, all-Muslim punk band called Lady Parts trying to make a name for themselves in London, England. He’s closely following the band’s new lead guitarist, Amina (Anjana Vasan), as she tries to balance music and her doctoral studies. Other stars include Sarah Kameela Impey as Saira, Juliette Motamed as Bisma, Lucie Shorthouse as Momtaz, Aiysha Hart as Noor, Zaqi Ismail as Ahsan, David Avery as the role of Abdullah, Shobu Kapoor as Seema and Sofia Barclay as Zarina.
The series has been extremely well received by critics and the general public so far, scoring 100% on Rotten Tomatoes at the time of writing. It originally aired on Channel 4 in the UK in 2018, and his cult led him to his new home on Peacock.
“We are lady pieces exploded on our screens and in our hearts with irreverent humor, original storytelling and comedy that pushes the boundaries, ”said Lisa Katz, director of NBCUniversal. “We are incredibly proud that this fan favorite series has been touted as groundbreaking for Muslim portrayal on television and I look forward to continuing this journey with visionary designer Nida Manzoor and this beloved ensemble.”
“I am so proud of We are lady pieces – for its wit, inventiveness and portrayal – and I’m absolutely delighted that we get to do another season, ”added executive producer Surian Fletcher-Jones. “Nida has so much to say about contemporary life, and she’s found the perfect vehicle with this show to express her unique and inspiring worldview. I can’t wait to share Nida’s vision for Season 2. “
We are lady pieces Season 1 is now streaming on Peacock, although you will need a premium level membership to view it. It is not yet known when Season 2 could air.